Monthly Archives: January 2013

Does the earth of Syria grow corpses هل تزرع ارض سوريا الجثث؟

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War rape: The forgotten pandemic sweeping Syria

A crime is committed twice if we choose to ignore it, or neglect reporting it and bringing it to the attention of the world.   This post was first published in January 2013 with references to three articles on rape … Continue reading

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Life writes us

  We do not write life Life writes us And life publishes us. We do not write the script, Saying to life Here is the scenario, Follow my instructions and produce it. For life is the scribe who pens and … Continue reading

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Syria, myself and Poetry سوريا، الشعر، وأنا

 Syria has awakened my poetry and lo and behold I am a poet again. Syria too wakened my Arabic, laid aside because I have spent the greater part of my life in Britain and because I gradually got absorbed in … Continue reading

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The Second Guernica

Two explosions wrecked the University of Aleppo on January 15, killing 80 people, most of them students sitting for their exams. The Syrian government  as it it usual, blamed the rebels, but the rebels claim they have proof that the government … Continue reading

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الضائعون

(قصة شعرية) في هذه القصة اتخيل فتاة تموت في احد المخيمات بعد ان فقدت احباءها. الزائرة ترمز للانسابية الضائعة من بالباب أغريبة بالباب؟ ادخلي، ادخلي من منا ليس بالغريب في هذا العالم فى هذه الحياة؟   اجلسي على الارض، سيدتي ،لاننا … Continue reading

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It came to pass

It came to pass that I, that we witnessed the Syrian people rise, lifting high their heads and walking in dignity. It came to pass that the people most despised and most deprived gave their blood freely and profusely so … Continue reading

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The Second Guernica

Two explosions wrecked the University of Aleppo on January 15, killing 80 people, most of them students sitting for their exams. The Syrian government  as it it usual, blamed the rebels, but the rebels claim they have proof that the government … Continue reading

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The Lost: a poem about a girl dying of cold

In this poem, I imagine a Syrian girl in her late teens dying, being the last of her family, after she and her family had witnessed the destruction of their village by the Syrian government war planes, which forced them to flee. … Continue reading

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Protect Syrian Archaeology: Report detailing the condition of 12 Syrian museums which were pillaged and were exposed to shelling, explosions and bombardment

واقع المتاحف السورية لعامي 2011 و2012 – تقرير (1) … اثنا عشر متحفاً سورياً تعرضوا للسرقة والقصف by ‎Protect Syrian Archaeology حماية الآثار السورية‎ on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 9:00pm ·  “أيــــــهـــــــــــــــا الشعب السوري العظيم، احـــــذروا كارثـــــــــة المتاحف العراقيــــــــة، … Continue reading

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